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IPayYouPay Jan 14, 9:27 a.m.
That's too bad. Unfortunately, we will still have to dodge those using the street to walk, run, and motorized wheelchairs. Personally, I'm fed up with those not using sidewalks. Should I drive on your sidewalk while those who should use the sidewalks use my street while I'm driving.
Pseudonym Jan 11, 5:16 p.m.
$30 million to repair sidewalks that will never be used. People would rather pay a $350 fee and then $30 per month to a gym that will be out of business in a year than use sidewalks paid for with tax money.
Stormy13 Jan 11, 11:36 a.m.
How about repairing roads, especially the ones downtown! Talk about a roller coaster ride and need tires repaired after one trip! Where are our high taxes going?
LocalYokel Jan 11, 11:21 a.m.
ILoveDowntownRaleigh, Please don't expect cars to stop for you in a crosswalk. As a pedestrian in Raleigh, you will be hit by a car in a crosswalk. The law that vehicles yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk, like other traffic laws, is not enforced by the Raleigh Police Department.
LocalYokel Jan 11, 11:17 a.m.
Our sidewalks need fixed too. WE DON'T HAVE ANY!
texasncgirl Jan 11, 8:18 a.m.
Good to hear. Maybe I won't eat as much concrete when I go running. The sidewalk on Faircloth (behind Meredith College) is the WORST! I busted up both my knees one morning running on that pavement. I don't even run on that sidewalk but in the bike lane. So, if you see me running out on the road, just know it's because I don't care to have grapefruit size lumps on my knees!!!
WageSlave Jan 11, 8:16 a.m.
Great, maybe next they will work on the thousands of miles of Roads that are terrible. I don't mind paying one of the countries highest tax rates on fuel as long as we have decent roads to show for it.
Shadow213 Jan 10, 6:38 p.m.
that's good because i've definitely had my turn of playing human crayon with the sidewalk while running!
ILoveDowntownRaleigh Jan 10, 5:20 p.m.
One (conjunctive) word: CROSSWALKS!
It is very nice to read about Raleigh fixing broken sidewalks, but what we really need in this town are some CROSSWALKS!!! (e.g. Saunders/401 South, just 2 miles from the NC capital bldg).
Published: 2008-01-11 14:37:00
Updated: 2010-06-21 13:53:03